Ward was an army veteran living in Indiana who recently passed away. The unique things about his obituary are the interesting and relatable details about his life. It noted that at the time of his passing, he had 17 boxes of Hamburger Helper and refused to eat hummus, unless his family told him it was bean dip.
What people love about Ward's obituary is that it shows how ordinary he was and does so in a humorous way. People can relate to him and that will be his ultimate legacy.
This shows that anyone can have and leave a legacy. You can go to an estate planning attorney and make sure you have an estate plan that will provide for your family and that even leaves some assets to your favorite charitable causes.
Use your estate plan to leave more for your family than just monetary assets. Work with your attorney to leave behind your stories, hopes for your family, and make your plan work for your unique life.
Reference: Daily Mail (Jan. 29, 2018) "Obituary for veteran with 'zero working knowledge of the Kardashians' and a stash of Miracle Whip wins over the internet."